Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies

Opening Date:
26 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
25 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

The Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) is a Centre for Excellence in Dementia Care Research with a global reputation, based at the University of Worcester. The ADS team has developed evidence-based, practical, and person-centred ways of working with people living with dementia and their families, across the NHS England ‘Well Pathway for Dementia’. We do this through impactful, high-quality research, evidence-based education, and knowledge exchange.

We are currently advertising a fantastic opportunity for an HCPC registered academic to join our team of dementia experts.

The post holder will engage in high quality research with internal and external partners. The post holder will also have the opportunity to utilise their expert knowledge and research to teach on existing, and develop new, accredited education and CPD programmes. There will be also be opportunities to contribute to course and module leadership, as well as supervision of student research, including doctoral supervision. All our activities are designed to impact significantly on the lives of people affected by dementia and their families.

The successful candidate will join our committed and dynamic team and will work collaboratively with colleagues across ADS, The School of Allied Health and Community and the wider University. This will include the potential to contribute to other inter-disciplinary research groups and units across the University.

What’s in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase of up to £54,395 with the opportunity to progress up to £59,422
  • 47 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days)
  • Attractive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of benefits such as our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Tusker Car Leasing
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support, including research focussed CPD, formal teaching qualification support, access to a team buddy, research mentor
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Shirley Evans (Director of The Association for Dementia Studies)